|2012 Konkani Journalism Day, Goa - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
It was on 2nd Feburary, 1889 that the first Konknni language periodical in the Romi script was published from Poona. Called the *Udentechem Sallok* (Lotus of the East), it was the initiative of Eduardo Jose Bruno de Souza. It started as a monthly periodical and soon changed to fortnightly. To mark the Konknni Potrokaritecho Dis (Konknni Journalism Day), the Goa-based Dalgado Konknni Akademi (DKA) organised a panel discussion on Konknni Journalism on 2nd Feburary, 2012 at Tiatr Academy Goaâs Con...
Keywords: goa; journalism; konkani; roman script; anniversary of first konkani newspaper
|A novel, theatre, verse, music and books from the world of Konkani - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
A report on Dalgado Day (May 8, 2012) at the Dalgado Konkani Akademy, in Panjim, Goa (India).
Keywords: konkani; roman script; goa; mangalore; kannada script; dalgado konkani akademi; poems; novels; song; interviews; full day programme
|Writing for Children in Konkani, a Small Language from the West Coast of India - Recorded by Frederick Noronha/FN|
On Children's Day 2012 (November 14), while schools in Goa were closed for the mid-term break, three books specially written for children. The well-attended programme at the Campal Forest Department's children's park saw kids from across Goa mingle, join in for a magic show, and play the role of book-releasers in a participative function. Speakers on the dias agreed that much needed to be done to promote children's writing in Konkani, particularly in the Roman script...
Keywords: konkani, writing for children, dalgado konknni akademi, goa, india, west coast of india, roman script, dka, goa1556, books, publishing, regional languages, writing for children